Leona Louisa (Long) Luschen

July 8, 1927 ~ January 11, 2022 (age 94)


Leona Louisa Luschen passed away on January 11, 2022, in Oklahoma City at the age of 94. Leona was born to parents Melville and Ava Long on July 8, 1927, in Piedmont, OK, where she grew up and graduated as the Salutatorian in May of 1945. She met her spouse Delbert "Bud" Luschen, and they were married on August 8, 1948. They remained devoted to each other for the next 58 years. Together they raised 3 children whom they loved very much. Throughout Leona's life, she was known for her involvement in the Yukon and Piedmont communities as a Rainbow Girl and a Grand Outer Observer, and a great contributor of the Piedmont Historical Society. Leona's hard work ethic promoted her as a Manager at the Milton Bates Shoe Factory for over 30 years. Lovingly called "Ma" by her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren, her favorite past time was spending time with her family. Leona will be missed by all who knew her and loved her dearly.

Leona Louisa Luschen is preceded in death by her husband Delbert Luschen, parents Melville and Ava Long, and siblings Merle Long, Johnny Long, Nellie Morgan, Mae Reese, and Royce Long. Leona is survived by her children Nancy and husband Bennie Cheely, Sr., Neal and wife Pamela Luschen, and Dale and wife Kathy Luschen; 5 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren, and 8 great-great grandchildren; and many other nieces, nephews and extended family members.

Visitation will be held on Sunday, January 16, 2022 from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM at Ingram, Smith & Turner Mortuary. Leona's life will be remembered on Monday, January 17, 2022 at 2:00 PM at Ingram, Smith & Turner Mortuary with burial to follow at the Frisco Cemetery. Services are under the direction of Ingram, Smith & Turner Mortuary in Yukon, OK.

Please consider donating in Leona's honor in lieu of flowers to the Center of Family Love (635 Texas Ave, Okarche, OK 73762, (405) 263-4658), who lovingly took care of Leona's brother Royce for many years.

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Public Viewing
January 16, 2022

1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Ingram, Smith & Turner Mortuary
201 E Main St
Yukon, OK 73099

Funeral Service
January 17, 2022

2:00 PM
Ingram, Smith & Turner Mortuary
201 E Main St
Yukon, OK 73099

January 17, 2022

3:30 PM
Frisco Cemetery
14200 W Britton Rd.
Yukon, OK 73099


Center of Family Love
635 West Texas Ave., Okarche OK 73762
Tel: 1-405-263-4658

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